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Irish Premier tells Church of Ireland school pupils to "dream big dreams"

The Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, has told pupils at the first C of I voluntary secondary school to open since the formation of the state to “dream big dreams.”

07 October 2016

Church of Ireland opens first Anglican voluntary school in Irish republic

The Irish Prime Minister will tomorrow open the country’s first Anglican voluntary secondary school to be founded since the creation of the state.

06 October 2016

Archbishops welcome Northern Ireland parades agreement

The Archbishops of Armagh and Canterbury have issued a joint statement welcoming the negotiated end of a three-year stand-off between a protestant group and Roman Catholic residents.

26 September 2016

New screening for 100-year-old Great War film

Belfast’s St Anne’s Cathedral will be the spectacular setting for a new screening of a 100-year-old silent film that depicts the horror of World War I.

06 September 2016

Tributes paid to Roman Catholic bishop who played iconic role in Northern Ireland Troubles

Bishop Edward Daly, whose bravery on what became known as Bloody Sunday became an iconic image of the Troubles, has died at the age of 82.

08 August 2016

EU referendum: Statement by the Archbishop of Dublin

Responding to the UK’s EU referendum, the Primate of the Southern Province of the Church of Ireland, the Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson, Archbishop of Dublin and Bishop of Glendalough, issued this statement.

24 June 2016

Ecumenical body consults on a new vision for Europe

The Conference of European Churches (CEC) has launched a consultation on the future shape of the continent and the role played in it by the churches. 

21 June 2016

Archbishop welcomes World Meeting of Families announcement

The Anglican Archbishop of Dublin and Glendalough, Michael Jackson, has welcomed the announcement by the Vatican this morning that the Roman Catholic Church’s next World Meeting of Families will be held in Dublin in 2018. It will be the ninth such meeting to have taken place – the last one was in Philadelphia in 2015.

24 May 2016

Easter message from Archbishop Michael Jackson

An Easter message from the Most Revd Michael Jackson, Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland

25 March 2016

Bible-reading marathon for year of opportunity

A diocese of the Church of Ireland has embarked on a marathon four-day public reading of the entire Bible as part of its Year of Opportunity – a designation it has given to 2016 during which parishes will focus on mission, generosity and children.

21 March 2016


Migrant lives matter


ACC chair sets out his vision for the Communion

Being proactive, building links and bringing peace to a world in turmoil – those are the main tasks ahead for the Anglican Communion, according to Archbishop Paul Kwong.

Archbishop Justin Welby and Pope Francis celebrate closer Anglican-Catholic relationship

The 50th anniversary of the first public meeting between a Pope and an Archbishop of Canterbury since the Reformation will be celebrated by the current Pope and Archbishop when they meet next week in Rome.